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Date: 09/02/10 02:04 PM

62 Responses to Another Typical Florida Poll Stat [Pic]

  1. Profile photo of fancylad
    fancylad Male 30-39
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    September 2, 2010 at 1:54 pm
    Link: Another Typical Florida Poll Stat - Ah Florida, your confused ways never let us down...
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    Inter237 Male 18-29
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    September 2, 2010 at 2:09 pm
    Quite the pie graph
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    mmill928 Female 18-29
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    September 2, 2010 at 2:10 pm
    I`m guessing it`s a poll within a poll, as in they`re breaking down another poll`s 46%
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    Justeazy Male 18-29
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    September 2, 2010 at 2:13 pm
    I think the +/- 4% at the bottom is really supposed to be a +/- 54%.
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    megavidiot Male 30-39
    901 posts
    September 2, 2010 at 2:27 pm
    I are math teacher, see no problem....
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    yumyum1 Male 18-29
    129 posts
    September 2, 2010 at 2:31 pm
    Florida...when will you learn Math?!!
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    angrynerd Male 30-39
    36 posts
    September 2, 2010 at 2:46 pm
    unintentionally funny pie chart.

    Intentionally funny pie charts (good read): http://www.27bslash6.com/p2p2.html
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    sawdusty Male 40-49
    491 posts
    September 2, 2010 at 3:03 pm
    Is Florida like the special Ed. class of the U.S?
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    IssaTheFiend Female 18-29
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    September 2, 2010 at 3:14 pm
    @sawdusty

    Florida is the kid in special ed with the helmet.
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    SomeShoes Male 13-17
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    September 2, 2010 at 3:25 pm
    mm, half a pie
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    Fatninja01 Male 30-39
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    September 2, 2010 at 3:32 pm
    lolz
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    Dad4Life Male 50-59
    2068 posts
    September 2, 2010 at 3:38 pm
    What do expect from a state that looks like a penis?
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    Angelmassb Male 18-29
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    September 2, 2010 at 3:50 pm
    Retarded wow
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    Volsunga Male 18-29
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    September 2, 2010 at 4:02 pm
    shouldn`t a pie graph be out of 100%?
    They need to include the 54% with no answer... (lulz)
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    Xerasia Female 18-29
    1181 posts
    September 2, 2010 at 4:12 pm
    what do expect from FOX?
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    PsiloSilence Male 18-29
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    September 2, 2010 at 4:17 pm
    It does not surprise me, look, the 13 in 13 News is derping.
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    WeePee Male 18-29
    612 posts
    September 2, 2010 at 4:28 pm
    so the chart is only taking account the 46% that are supports and they chose not to show the remaining. they also chose not to make the %`s very misleading if they had changed it to equal 100% (by roughly doubling the current stats).
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    xiquiripat Male 18-29
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    September 2, 2010 at 4:53 pm
    So is it saying that 8% of Democrats, 11% of Republicans, and 27% of Independents in Florida support Chiles? Because if it means that all of Chiles supporters are distributed among those three groups in those percentages it doesn`t make sense because it doesn`t add up to 100% of the electorate who support Chiles. The title of the graph is a bit ambiguous.
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    Thesphinx Male 18-29
    353 posts
    September 2, 2010 at 5:10 pm
    Plus or minus 4%, of course. (Look at bottom right corner)

    ... Wait, what?
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    hoodafakizit Male 40-49
    353 posts
    September 2, 2010 at 5:29 pm
    1 IQ-point, 2 IQ-points, 3 IQ-points, 4
    Sorry everybody we just don`t have any more!
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    rakoonhat Female 30-39
    654 posts
    September 2, 2010 at 5:33 pm
    xerasia
    you might want to look again. fox isnt even involved
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    peahprincess Female 13-17
    137 posts
    September 2, 2010 at 5:44 pm
    huh ?
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    IchBinErica Female 18-29
    200 posts
    September 2, 2010 at 5:45 pm
    Plus or minus 4%, of course. (Look at bottom right corner)

    ... Wait, what?

    >> They`re saying that, were this graph correct, it would be accurate to within 4%. i.e. there is 4% breathing room with the stats.
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    strivejaylen Male 18-29
    196 posts
    September 2, 2010 at 5:56 pm
    the percentage is a sample, they didnt do the population as a whole that would be way to costly
    so based on the sample they get the percentage, the +/- 4 percent is how much the graph could be off in a whole population
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    flagler Male 30-39
    321 posts
    September 2, 2010 at 5:57 pm
    The remaining 54% are illegal aliens (give or take 4%).
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    SarahofBorg Female 18-29
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    September 2, 2010 at 6:03 pm
    I`m going to theorize an explanation for this stupidity. I assume this graph is actually supposed to add up to 50% (minus 4% = 46, which is what it actually adds up to) because it`s a subset of a different graph that showed the other 50%. So let`s say the first graph shows 50% of Florida supports Chiles, this second graph shows what that 50% is made of.
    There, I killed your buzz with my maths.
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    CrakrJak Male 40-49
    17515 posts
    September 2, 2010 at 6:04 pm
    They obviously flipped 72 into 27 by accident, But even so the total is only 91%
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    idiotfilter Male 18-29
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    September 2, 2010 at 6:19 pm
    i don`t support anything about Chile...especially with beans!
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    Boredered Male 18-29
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    September 2, 2010 at 6:48 pm
    Percentile?
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    Ruswut Male 18-29
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    September 2, 2010 at 6:53 pm
    "They obviously flipped 72 into 27 by accident, But even so the total is only 91%"

    Though the pie pieces do fit those percentages... unless the program that generates them just did that automatically from the type.

    Otherwise 58% could have voted "These polls are stupid!" and they didn`t show that... :P
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    thediddler Male 18-29
    71 posts
    September 2, 2010 at 7:07 pm
    As usual Florida is undecided! I think all the hurricanes go to their heads.
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    Nocciolina Female 18-29
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    September 2, 2010 at 7:14 pm
    Why is Florida debating about Chile? Is this talking about the country or...
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    connor53 Male 13-17
    207 posts
    September 2, 2010 at 7:20 pm
    Another wonderful Florida hate post. Seriously, these have gotten old. We get it, everyone thinks that Florida is retarded. Can we move on now?
  34. Profile photo of Xerasia
    Xerasia Female 18-29
    1181 posts
    September 2, 2010 at 8:04 pm
    sorry, rakoonhat, but i live in florida, and this is from the channel known as `fox 13 - wtvt tampa bay`.
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    tylertooo Male 40-49
    240 posts
    September 2, 2010 at 8:17 pm
    hahahahaha! I bet that`s faux news!
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    NitroJunkie Male 70 & Over
    758 posts
    September 2, 2010 at 8:32 pm
    @Xerasia-
    Somehow, without even seeing your post, I knew somehow it was Fox...
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    aprilkayyy Female 18-29
    34 posts
    September 2, 2010 at 8:35 pm
    Ah.. of course, another Florida bash post. Because EVERYONE in Florida is an idiot.
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    Septemberex Female 13-17
    646 posts
    September 2, 2010 at 8:39 pm
    Poor Florida. Everyplace has their backwaters.
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    betardfooser Male 30-39
    558 posts
    September 2, 2010 at 8:39 pm
    @ connor53: there`s no *think* about it! Florida *is* retarded! This is proven fact, no debate...
  40. Profile photo of aprilkayyy
    aprilkayyy Female 18-29
    34 posts
    September 2, 2010 at 8:41 pm
    @Xerasia Actually, this is Central Florida Channel 13 news. It has no affiliations with FOX... actually, it`s affiliated with CNN. It runs exclusively on Bright House networks... which if I recall does not run in Tampa. You`re thinking of Tampa`s myfox channel 13. Different logos, different companies.
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    adlinbaby Female 18-29
    404 posts
    September 2, 2010 at 8:53 pm
    Apparently only the people that waste their times voting are idiots.
  42. Profile photo of Baalthazaq
    Baalthazaq Male 18-29
    4548 posts
    September 2, 2010 at 8:55 pm
    So, 46% of Florida support Chile.

    What exactly is the problem here?
  43. Profile photo of aprilkayyy
    aprilkayyy Female 18-29
    34 posts
    September 2, 2010 at 9:02 pm
    @Baalthazaq-
    They`re not voting on supporting Chile (as in the country). It`s a poll determining which parties (and percents) are voting for Bud Chiles, who was the Independent bid for the Florida gubernatorial race. So, for everyone making fun of Florida`s "indecisiveness" - it actually makes sense for Independents (as in the party) to be voting for an Independent candidate. Bud Chiles has since dropped out of the race, though.
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    TR-Wolf Male 18-29
    1557 posts
    September 2, 2010 at 9:44 pm
    @Baalthazaq : It`s saying those are percentages of Chile`s supporters, therefore that should still be 100% in total, as it`d be all of the supporters.
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    Gleeballs Female 18-29
    850 posts
    September 2, 2010 at 10:07 pm
    it was probably just breaking down a percentage`s percentage. like out of the population of florida voters, the percentage of chiles voters were either those 3 parties.
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    GuardinGnome Male 18-29
    2893 posts
    September 2, 2010 at 10:43 pm
    I don`t see any problem with this at all.
    46% of Florida supports Chile.
    WTF IAB?
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    paddyt07 Male 18-29
    1067 posts
    September 3, 2010 at 12:28 am
    Would have been a little more sensible to have the other pie charts there so the numbers add up.
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    MikeyNiv Male 18-29
    697 posts
    September 3, 2010 at 2:41 am
    >I don`t see any problem with this at all.
    46% of Florida supports Chile.
    WTF IAB?

    shouldnt make up a whole pie chart though
  49. Profile photo of Baalthazaq
    Baalthazaq Male 18-29
    4548 posts
    September 3, 2010 at 4:02 am
    Sigh.

    A pie chart takes numbers, and makes a total, that is out of a percentage.

    Those numbers can be dollars. The dollars don`t need to add up to 100 to make a proper pie chart.

    Those numbers can be people. The people don`t need to add up to 100 to make a proper pie chart.

    those numbers can be percentages. The percentages don`t need to add up to 100 to make a proper pie chart.

    54% of people in Florida, didn`t support Chiles. Therefore they`re not on the chart. This is perfectly acceptable.

    Just like not all the money in the world needs to be in a pie chart about money. Not all the people in the world need to be in a pie chart about demographics.

    Not all the people in Florida need to be in every pie chart about Florida. Even if they`re being represented as a percentage of a larger total than the scope of the pie chart.
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    Baalthazaq Male 18-29
    4548 posts
    September 3, 2010 at 4:05 am
    Look. Go into excel.

    Put in 4 numbers. (27%, 8%, 11%, 54%)
    Make a pie chart out of 3 of them. It has no problem. This is intentional. This is correct.
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    sulfox Male 13-17
    15 posts
    September 3, 2010 at 4:16 am
    You people know nothing.

    You are getting the `data` percentages with the pie chart percentages.

    If I were to replace those percentages with numbers of people, you wouldn`t have a problem. What is so different about percentages?
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    trippyhippy9 Male 18-29
    559 posts
    September 3, 2010 at 4:21 am
    The pie chart adds up to the 46%. The other 54% is most likely in a different pie chart, for 1 or possibly 2 other candidates.

    Basically, this guy is getting 46% of the vote.
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    entwife Female 18-29
    536 posts
    September 3, 2010 at 12:32 pm
    no no NO

    The pie chart is still incorrect. If you do use percentages in a pie chart, they should add up to 100%. The pie chart is representing 100% of this guy`s supporters, not 100% of the total voters for all candidates. So out of all the people that support this guy, x% are independents, y% are republican, and z% are democrat, which should all add up to 100%. A pie chart for all voters for all candiates would show that this one candidate got 46% of the vote, and other candidats got the other 54%.

    What they probably did is take the percentages from the entire pool of voters and mashed them together in a pie chart. What the data actually said was probably that 27% of ALL independents were voting for this guy and 8% of ALL democrats, and so on.

    For this to work, they should have just used numbers instead of percentages. That would probably have been a better representation of the actual data.

    Understanding of statistics and mathematical charts and
  54. Profile photo of entwife
    entwife Female 18-29
    536 posts
    September 3, 2010 at 12:32 pm
    *Understanding of statistcs and mathematical charts and graphs FAIL
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    thecranberry Male 18-29
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    September 3, 2010 at 12:46 pm
    ...and then, suddenly, entwife started her period.
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    entwife Female 18-29
    536 posts
    September 3, 2010 at 1:18 pm
    thecranberry, is that always your response when you can`t understand something?
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    chinesemath Female 18-29
    130 posts
    September 3, 2010 at 10:34 pm
    the florida strikes again
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    bomb_tom Male 18-29
    522 posts
    September 4, 2010 at 12:03 am
    this is typical of any news station that drowns viewers with american-flag graphics
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    TheTrees Male 13-17
    258 posts
    September 4, 2010 at 9:48 pm
    ...46%?
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    Linkenberger Male 18-29
    1164 posts
    September 5, 2010 at 12:34 pm
    Florida: We`re right 46% of the time, 100% of the time.
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    cynic04 Male 18-29
    87 posts
    December 7, 2011 at 8:27 am
    Love the disclaimer on the bottom... +/- 4%

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